In conjunction with the University Learning & Teaching (L&T) Conference, the Academic Skills Community is offering a series of three workshops designed to help you engage with and prepare for the 2021 conference. Over three online sessions, you will have the opportunity to work closely with experts, who will offer advice on: How to write … Continue reading How to write a conference proposal
Month: April 2021
Secrets to successful sleep
Struggling to sleep? Read our tips for getting a good night’s sleep and come along to our online workshop this Thursday (22 April) where college tutors will provide guidance and share some practical techniques to help improve your sleep. Book your place at the sleep workshop Future wellbeing workshops Pushing through perfectionism Overcoming feelings of worry and … Continue reading Secrets to successful sleep
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Rising Talent Programme
The 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Rising Talent Programme is open for applications. They will be awarding five outstanding female early-career scientists a bursary of £15,000. The five awards will be dedicated to research in the fields of Physical Science; Engineering; Mathematics and Computing; Life Science; Sustainable Development. The awards have … Continue reading L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Rising Talent Programme
From Lost to Found – finding my confidence at York
Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a second year Interactive Media student. I am also the first person in my family to go to University. When I was in sixth form, I didn’t know what I was actually good at, what I wanted to study or what I wanted to do in the … Continue reading From Lost to Found – finding my confidence at York
Why I chose York
Hi, I’m Katherine, a 2nd-Year Psychology student, and I’m part of Vanbrugh College. I am from Newcastle so, although not a massive distance from York by train, moving away from home still felt like a challenge! Picking the right university and city to move to is a big decision, but hopefully I can give you … Continue reading Why I chose York
The two main reasons I chose the University of York are the academic reputation and the college system. As a member of the Russell Group, the University has a great reputation for academia and I thought it was a place where I could push myself academically. However, the reason I chose York over other Russell … Continue reading Why York?
Why did I choose York?
Hi, my name is Annalisa. I am a third year Biology student at the University and also a student ambassador. I am part of James College and lived on campus in my first year. Read on to find out why I chose to come to York for my university experience. UCAS and open days Honestly, … Continue reading Why did I choose York?
Receiving my contextual offer and choosing York
Hi, my name is Brad and I’m a second year Chemistry student in Alcuin College. Applying to university was a daunting experience for me. As I was the first person in my family to go to university I didn’t really know what to expect. However, I’m so glad that I decided to go and especially … Continue reading Receiving my contextual offer and choosing York
Choosing York for Stem Subjects
About Me Hello! I am Daniel and I am a third year student currently studying Physics with Theoretical Physics at the University of York. I was the first in my family to attend university and I’m from an area where not too many others were looking to do a degree. When I was looking into … Continue reading Choosing York for Stem Subjects
First days out in York after lockdown
Like many postgraduates at the University, I moved to York from a different place. In September 2020, I made the decision to move to York and start my MA in Public History. I was lucky as my partner has been here since 2018 doing his BA. This means I have spent a decent amount of … Continue reading First days out in York after lockdown